Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Tips To Help “Fit In” Practicing Into A Busy Schedule

By Ian Green I am the first to admit: we are all very busy! We all have challenges (some more than others) with managing time. In our busy lives, we have to make time for a lot of the various … Continue reading

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“Importance of Parental Participation at Your Child’s Music Lessons”

At MyMuCo, we always are looking for great content to be posted on our blog. We are always new ideas and are always excited to share interesting insights by experts in various fields related to music and music education. In … Continue reading

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How to Motivate Your Child To Practice: Tips and Tricks

“Among the numerous challenges that parents face in handling children’s music lessons (choosing the instrument, finding a good teacher, etc.), getting kids to practice is the most daunting of all. The severity of the problem and the importance of practice … Continue reading

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Some Ways To Spot A Workaholic Musician or Teacher and How to CHANGE Them

The magazine Clavier Companion offers excellent resources on a variety of topics; the magazine is published every other month throughout the year. In the most recent issue, I came across an article by music teacher, musician and music blogger Wendy … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Test Your Musical Skills

As musicians, students, and educators, it is somewhat tricky to track our progress. Music education and learning is a very gradual process that takes much time and effort. In a musical career, we travel through times of much success and … Continue reading

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Music Lessons are Clinically Proven to Build Character

If your parents forced you to practice your scales by saying it would “build character,” they were onto something. The Washington Post reports that one of the largest scientific studies into music’s effect on the brain has found something striking: Musical training doesn’t just … Continue reading

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Tips to Help Motivate Your Child To Practice Music

Among the numerous challenges that parents face in handling children’s music lessons (choosing the instrument, finding a good teacher, etc.), getting kids to practice is the most daunting of all! Here at the My Musical Community Blog, I have written … Continue reading

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